Collection OSC-ARC-37 - George E. and Gertrude Mabee collection

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George E. and Gertrude Mabee collection

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2 letters
1 pamphlet
3 maps
1 envelope

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George E. Mabee (1890-1955) and Gertrude Mabee (1891-1973) arrived in Oliver, B.C., in 1921, and lived there for many years in the early and mid-parts of the 20th century. George E. Mabee was involved in the fruit industry in Oliver. He established the George E. Mabee fruit packing house, and was also active in the BC Fruit Growers' Association.

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Immediate source of acquisition is a private collector, Kelly Love. Love inherited the materials in the collection from his grandparents, George E. Mabee and Gertrude Mabee.

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The collection consists of two subcollections: 1) Daisy Clara Millar letters and 2) South Okanagan Irrigation Project ephemera.

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Compiled by Paige Hohmann (2023)

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